Vanessa Beasley

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of Residential Faculty and Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Expert in presidential rhetoric, U.S. political communication and rhetorical criticism and theory.

Rhetorical Criticism and Theory Political Rhetoric Presidential Rhetoric Political Communication

Don A. Moore

Professor | Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership and Communication · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Researcher of confidence and overconfidence, with a focus on forecasting, judgment, and decision making

Ethical Choice Decision-Making Overconfidence Negotiation

Eunji Kim

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in American public opinion, political communication and political psychology, with a focus on economic mobility and inequality.

Entertainment Media Political Communication American Politics Public Opinion Political Psychology

Alexis Dudden, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History · University of Connecticut

Professor of History specializing in modern Japan and Korea, and international history.

History/Memory Modern Korea Modern Japan Territorial Disputes Japan-Korea Relations

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.

Henry Kissinger American Foreign Relations Modern European History International Relations History of U.S. Foreign Policy

Laura Kray

Professor | The Ned and Carol Spieker Chair in Leadership | Chair, Management of Organizations Group | Faculty Director, Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on gender in the workplace

Gender Bias Motivated Cognition Mindsets Groups and Teams Ethics and Morality

Rebecca Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy · Michigan State University

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy

Public Opinion Education Policy Accountability Public Policy Politics

Rachel Décoste

Motivational Speaker, Immigration Policy and Political Pundit · Independent

Rachel Décoste is a media critic, educator, and public speaker who has been involved in community activism since her youth.

Community Organizing and Engagement Political Activism Political Consulting Immigration Race and Racism

Melissa Singh

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Melissa Singh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Pharamaceuticals Online Pedagogy Social Work Field Instruction Non Profit Management

Kathleen Grimes, PhD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kathleen Grimes, PhD, is an expert on Christian ethics and their bearing on racism, white supremacy, sex, gender, and the environment.

Theology Religion Environmental Ethics Sexual Ethics Racism, White Supremacy and the Catholic Church

Judith Giesberg, PhD

Professor of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Judith Giesberg, PhD, is an expert on the history of women and gender in the U.S. Civil War.

Caroline LeCount Census Slavery U.S. Civil War Women's History

Kara Santokie

Director · Toronto Women's City Alliance

Kara Santokie, PhD, does policy analysis and works to increase civic engagement among women in Toronto.

International Relations Human Rights International Development Project Management Policy Analysis

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

Martha Jackman

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section · University of Ottawa

Martha Jackman specializes in constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups

Constitutional Law Charter of Rights Women Marginalized Groups Access to Health Care

Dr Jo Michell

Associate Professor of Economics · UWE Bristol

He is a macroeconomist - reviewing patterns and cycles of national and international financial performance data.

Deprivation Macroeconomics Finance Economics Business Performance

Andrew Selepak

Program Coordinator of the Online Master of Arts in Mass Communication · University of Florida

Dr. Andrew Selepak can speak to a variety of topics ranging from pop culture and online education to fake news and partisan media.

Personal Branding Online Learning Online Media Media Effects Social Media

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui

Professor, Sociologist & Researcher, DEI Expert · Sheridan College

DEI, Social Inequality; Immigration; Integration; Refugees; Racism; Islamophobia; Deviance; Radicalization; Terrorism; Hate Crimes.

Sociology Social Activism Politics Global Media and Culture Immigration and Ethnicity Immigration and Citizenship

Cliff Schecter

Principal & President · Libertas, LLC

Enter Stage Left: Liberate your perspective with Libertas's progressive PR guy, columnist, We Act Radio co-founder, and bestselling author

Progressive Journalism Public Relations & Earned Media Strategy New Media Strategy & Execution Polling & Message Development Media Training

Vincent Lloyd, PhD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Studies · Villanova University

Vincent Lloyd, PhD, researches issues and trends related to religion in politics and race, and how these areas affect social change.

Religion The Role of Religion in Racial Justice Organizing Religion in Politics and Race Religion in Mass Incarceration Religious Ideas of Crime and Punishment